Portrait of Wei Chen

Wei Chen

Principal Researcher

Professional Services

Professional association committees

  • Member of Task Force on Big Data, China Computer Federation (CCF), 2012 – present
  • Member of Technical Committee on Theoretical Computer Science, China Computer Federation (CCF), 2017 – present

Conference/worshop organization

  • Organizer of the International Workshop on Computational Aspects of Social and Information Networks (CASIN’2011), July 20-22, 2011, Beijing, China.
  • Organizer of Microsoft Research Asia Theory Workshop, April 2008

Editorial boards/Journal guest editors

  • Associate Editor of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TIST).
  • Member of the editorial board of Big Data Research, China Posts and Telecom Press.
  • Member of the associate editorial board of Computational Social Networks, SpringerOpen.
  • Guest co-editor for the special issue on Computational Aspects of Social and Information Networks (CASIN) at ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery in Data (CASIN-TKDD)

Conference program committees, journal reviewers

  • PC Track co-chair for the Web Conference (formally known as WWW), Social Network Analysis and Graph Algorithms Track, 2020
  • PC co-chair for the 11th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2019
  • PC co-chair for the 26th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW’17) Poster Track, 2017.
  • Program committee members for major AI/ML conferences:
    • Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS/NIPS), 2016 – 2019
    • International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 2019 (senior member)
    • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), 2019
    • International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 2018
  • Program committee members for major data mining / data management / big data conferences:
    • ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2013 – 2019
    • International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), 2013, 2015 – 2016 (senior member)
    • SIAM Data Mining conference (SDM), 2015 – 2017
    • European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECMLPKDD), 2015
    • IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE), 2014
    • IEEE International Conference on Big Data (BigData), 2013, 2016-2017, 2018 (senior member)
    • International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA), 2011 (vice co-chair), 2012
  • Program committee members for major Web and social network conferences
    • International World Wide Web Conference (WWW/WebConf), 2013 – 2019
    • Social Influence Analysis Workshop (SocInf’15) at IJCAI, 2015
    • IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), 2015
    • International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM), 2012
  • Program committee members for theoretical computer science conferences
    • Ad Auction Workshop (AdAuction), 2015
    • Annual International Computing and Combinatorics Conference (COCOON), 2013
    • Annual Conference on Theory and Applications of Models of Computation (TAMC), 2010, 2012 – 2013
    • International Frontiers of Algorithmics Workshop (FAW), 2009, 2011
    • International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation (ISAAC), 2009
    • International Conference on Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management (AAIM), 2008, 2011
  • Program committee members for distributed computing and fault tolerance conferences
    • International Colloquium on Structural Information and Communication Complexity (SIROCCO), 2011, 2013
    • IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2005, 2008 – 2010
    • International Conference On Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN), 2011
    • International Conference On Principle Of Distributed Systems (OPODIS), 2009 – 2010
    • Annual ACM SIGACT-SIGOPS Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing (PODC), 2010
    • Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), 2006, 2009
    • International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS), 2008
    • International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS), 2007 – 2008
    • Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing (PRDC), 2005 – 2006
  • Ad hoc referee for Nature, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, ACM Transactions on Computation Theory, Journal of Machine Learning Research, ACM Transactions on the Web, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,  Distributed Computing, SIAM Journal on Computing, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, IEEE International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks, IEEE International Symposium on Reliable and Distributed Systems,  International Symposium on Distribute Computing, Information Processing Letters, Parallel Processing Letters, Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, Mathematics of Operations Research, etc.
  • Expert reviewers for National Science Foundation of China